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When it comes to news, events, and accomplishments, Georgia’s Innovation Crescent is a busy place. Visit our News and Events page to find out more.

Georgia Bio and the Innovation Crescent Regional Partnership (ICRP) Sign Agreement to the Promote Life Science Industry in Georgia

April 22, 2015—Atlanta—The Innovation Crescent Regional Partnership...

UGA researcher develops promising new blood drug from fly spit

Feb. 5, 2015–A researcher at The University of Georgia has...

Twitter plans Atlanta expansion, picks Ponce City Market in heart of Innovation Crescent

Jan. 26, 2015–Twitter is taking flight in Atlanta, with...

Did You Know?

Metro Atlanta ranks 3rd in the nation in research facility space.
12 Fortune 500 company headquarters are located in the Innovation Crescent and 16 in Georgia.
26 Fortune 1000 company headquarters are located in the Innovation Crescent.
40 percent of Georgia’s 9,858,142 population live in the Innovation Crescent.
Atlanta’s telecommunications infrastructure is ranked among the top 5 U.S. markets for bandwidth and fiber access.
Georgia is the #1 state for business and workforce, says CNBC’s America’s Top States for Business List 2014.
According to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Georgia ranks 9th in the nation for entrepreneurship and innovation.
Bioscience incubators in Georgia provide more than 50,000 square feet of space for life science and bio-related start-ups.
The Innovation Crescent is home to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the American Cancer Society and the Arthritis Foundation.
Georgia is one of the fastest growing states in America for technology, with $113 billion in economic impact, 13,000 technology companies and 260,000 technology employees.
A Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University joint venture resulted in the #2 ranked bioengineering program in the nation.
$23 billion in revenue is generated by the life science industry in Georgia.
Atlanta is a among the top cities in the U.S. for innovation and attracting entrepreneurs, according to the “godfather of biotechnology” Brook Byers.
More than 2,600 clinical trials are being conducted in Georgia.

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